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Zambia:Southern Males in Branded, Flavoured Protection
[Times of Zambia] SOUTHERN Province has received condoms branded in seven different flavours from the National AIDS Council (NAC). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:At Least 200 Cases Reported As Typhoid Hits Harare - Report
[News24Wire] Zimbabwean health officials have reportedly said that at least 200 cases of typhoid have been recorded in Harare, adding that the country is on high alert following a cholera outbreak in Zambia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Botswana:Public Advised to Take Necessary Precautions
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Cholera outbreaks have been reported in East and Central African countries including Malawi,Kenya,Sudan,Mozambique,Tanzania and Angola and Zambia declared Cholera outbreak last year on the 12th October 2017. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia says new cases dropping in deadly cholera outbreak
; most deaths have been in capital (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Zambia:5,500 Marketeers Back in Business As Cholera Recedes
[Times of Zambia] THE half of Lusaka's City Market, silenced by a fired that swept through it seven months ago, was buzzing with activity yesterday as thousands of traders swept off the streets and corridors in the wake of the cholera outbreak took up slots. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:President Lungu, Dr Chilufya Burning Some Fat
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu got off to a morning workout session and continues to inspire the nation with his keep fit strategy. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:President Lungu's Heavy Hand Shows in Response to Cholera Outbreak
[Daily Maverick] That Zambia wants to be seen as attacking its cholera outbreak head-on is understandable, but some of its chosen tactics are questionable at best. By KRISTEN VAN SCHIE. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Researchers offer new model for uncovering true HIV mortality rates in Zambia
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) A new study that seeks to ascertain HIV mortality rates in Zambia could provide a model for improved national and regional surveillance approaches and, ultimately, more effective HIV treatment strategies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Displaced Street Vendors to Move Into City Market Tomorrow
[Times of Zambia] Incidences of new cholera cases have continued to drop, encouraging the Government to move some of the vendors taken off the streets to City Market beginning tomorrow. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Cholera Prayers Irk Laura
[Zambia Reports] Social commentator Laura Miti has added her voice to the cholera containment situation measures or the lack of them employed by government. Miti has taken issue with weeklong cholera prayer and fasting sessions called for the Minister of Religion. The acid-tongued Miti says the prayers may amount to mocking God. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia relaxes restrictions as cholera outbreak slows
LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia on Sunday relaxed rules imposed to curb the spread of cholera as the number of new cases being reported has halved, Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Zambia arrests 55 in riots over cholera control rules
LUSAKA (Reuters) - Police in Zambia arrested 55 people in Lusaka after residents rioted over a curfew and ban on street vending imposed to control a cholera outbreak, the government said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Zambia:Specialised Hospital a Milestone
[Times of Zambia] IT is not necessarily surprising that there are currently 400 children waiting to be evacuated abroad for specialist medical treatment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Cholera Cases Chopped in Half
[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA has recorded a reduction by 50 per cent in new cholera cases, according to a trend analysis conducted in the last seven days. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia's army moves in as slum riots amid cholera outbreak
Zambia's army moves in as slum residents in capital riot amid deadly cholera outbreak (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Zambian army enters slum after riots over cholera controls: state radio
LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambian troops entered a slum in Lusaka on Friday to restore order after residents rioted over a curfew and ban on street vending imposed to control a cholera outbreak, state radio said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Zambia slum residents riot over rules to curb cholera outbreak
LUSAKA (Reuters) - Residents in a slum in Zambia's capital are rioting over a ban on street vending that was imposed to control a cholera outbreak, the government said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Zambia:Cholera Outbreak Rouses NCC
[Times of Zambia] MARTIN NYIRENDA, our Times Features writer, recently visited some of the trading places in Ndola which are punctuated with heaps of garbage, clogged furrows impregnated with sometimes human waste and a mass of humanity operating in soiled surroundings. This is the striking account of what he saw and observed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Trade Kings in Cholera Fight Campaign
[Times of Zambia] FROM the time the first case of cholera was reported in Lusaka on October 6,2017, the number of people getting infected with the disease had grown to more than 2,000. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Cholera Handicaps National Handball Team Camp
[Times of Zambia] THE planned residential camp for the national handball team ahead of the 2018 Zone-Six Games slated for April has been indefinitely suspected due to the cholera outbreak in Lusaka and other parts of the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Cholera Victims Discharged
[Times of Zambia] THREE Ndola cholera victims who were admitted at Masala cholera center have been treated and discharged, Ndola Mayor Amon Chisenga has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Zanaco Bankrolls Cholera Fight
[Times of Zambia] ZANACO has donated K1.5 million towards the purchase of 10,000 by 130 litres water tanks to help improve fresh water supply in cholera-prone areas, as part of continued efforts by stakeholders to help contain the cholera epidemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Cleanliness - Charity Begins At Home
[Times of Zambia] LAST week, the Ministry of Health reported that Lusaka had recorded more than 2000 cases of cholera out of which more than 50 people had already died. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Cholera Outbreak Ignites Wave of Change
[Times of Zambia] CHOLERA has brought about a tide of change as people battle to contain its outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Economic Impact of Cholera Outbreak
[Times of Zambia] TODAY we take a look at some of the effects of the cholera outbreak on small businesses especially in Lusaka. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Mass Vaccination Begins in Lusaka
[Times of Zambia] AS a vaccination exercise against cholera got underway in Lusaka yesterday, targeting 2 million people, the Copperbelt was preparing its own mass-action to keep the epidemic at bay. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Central Cholera Interventions Bear Fruit
[Times of Zambia] CHOLERA cases in Central Province have significantly reduced in the past few days following the ongoing interventions that have seen the removal of vendors from the streets and closure of unsanitary buildings. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:'Cholera Outbreak Poses Business Loss'
[Times of Zambia] THERE is a risk of the economy coming to a standstill as products are moving slowly due to the closure of some trading areas as a result of cholera outbreak in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia to vaccinate 1 million against cholera amid outbreak
Zambia to vaccinate 1 million in its capital against cholera amid deadly outbreak (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Zanaco Donates K1.5 Million Towards Cholera Fight
[Zambia Reports] ZANACO has today donated K1.5 million to help the Ministry of Health intensify the fight against cholera. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia bans food imports from cholera-hit Zambia
WINDHOEK (Reuters) - The Namibian government has provisionally banned the import of all perishable food, fish, fruits, unprocessed food and water from neighboring Zambia, which has been hit by a cholera outbreak that has claimed more than 60 lives so far. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Zambia:Govt Imposes Curfew in Lusaka Struck By Cholera
[RFI] The cholera outbreak in Zambia's capital Lusaka has left traders stranded after the central business district was shut by the government. Dozens have died, and thousands of cases have been recorded. And now as correspondent Kathy Short reports, the capital's economy is also being hurt. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Capacity Issues and Delays in Implementation Plague Otherwise Successful Global Fund Grants to Zambia, OIG Says
[GFO] Despite substantial economic challenges, Zambia has successfully scaled up interventions across the three diseases. Nevertheless, issues concerning the capacity of health workers and the capacity of diagnostic systems have negatively impacted service delivery. As well, there have been delays in the implementation of program activities -- such as multi-drug-resistant TB treatment, mosquito net distribution and indoor residual spraying. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 10, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Govt Says Prepared to Deal With Cholera Outbreak From Zambia, All Borders On Alert
[New Zimbabwe] HEALTH Minister David Parirenyatwa says government has activated all systems aimed at ensuring that locals were protected from the cholera outbreak that has ravaged parts of Zambia, and in particular, Lusaka leaving 61 dead. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia:Namibia Bans Food Imports From Zambia
[New Era] Katima Mulilo -The Namibian government has resolved to provisionally ban the importation of all perishable food, fruits, unprocessed food and water from neighbouring Zambia - where there is a cholera outbreak that has claimed 66 lives - until further notice. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia:Zambian Food Import Ban Claims First Victims in Namibia
[New Era] Katima Mulilo -The cholera outbreak in Zambia and the food import ban implemented by Namibia with effect from Monday this week means Namibian fish traders will not be allowed to import boxes of frozen fish from the north-eastern neighbouring country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Kitwe DC Comes to Defence of Chisokone Closure
[Zambia Reports] A Facebook follower of Kitwe District Commissioner Binwell Mpundu, Hagra Tembo, yesterday took matters personal and challenged authorities to justify the closure of Chisokone market. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Kitwe's Chisokone Market Closed in Wake of Cholera Outbreak
[Zambia Reports] Copperbelt's largest trading site Chisokone Market has been shut to allow for cleaning as one of the measures to avert a major cholera outbreak in Kitwe. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:North DCs Asked to Set Up Cholera Preparedness Committees
[Times of Zambia] NORTHERN Province Permanent Secretary Elias Kamanga has directed all 11 district commissioners in the province to set up epidemic preparedness committees in the fight against cholera. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:ZNUT Prods Govt to Plan for Lost Learning Time
[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia National Union of Teachers (ZNUT) has urged Government to plan ahead on how pupils will recover the lost time following the delayed opening of schools as a result of the cholera outbreak in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Respect Law, Churches Urged
[Times of Zambia] NATIONAL Guidance and Religious Affairs Minister Godfridah Sumaili has called on church mother bodies to respect and comply with the Statutory Instrument (SI) issued by the Ministry of Health in light of the cholera outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:NCC Shuts 150 Trading Areas
[Times of Zambia] THE Ndola City Council (NCC) has closed more than 150 trading areas in Masala trading area following inspections carried out between Friday and Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Laura Miti - the Edgar Lungu Administration Has Blood On Its Hands
[Zambia Reports] We have #cholera because we have a non-functional government that routinely chooses corruption, populism, patronage& dysfunction over citizen good. The PF government, with eyes wide open and surely aware of what the consequences would be, allowed perfect conditions for cholera to to exist in Lusaka as follows: (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Zema Suspends Recycling of Waste At Chunga Dumpsite
[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) in collaboration with Lusaka City Council has temporarily suspended the recycling of waste materials at Chunga dumpsite in Lusaka as a way of halting the spread of cholera. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Farmers Count Swine Fever Losses
[Times of Zambia] LIVESTOCK farmers have bemoaned the losses suffered following an outbreak of the African Swine Fever in three provinces in Zambia which has resulted in the slaughtering of almost 10,000 pigs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Sterner Measures May Be Needed
[Times of Zambia] IT is no secret that Zambia is facing inarguably its worst public health crisis in recent times following the latest outbreak of cholera in Lusaka. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A retrospective study of sexual offences in Zambia - Makasa I, Heathfield LJ.
Zambia has recently reported high incidences of sexual abuse against women and children. Zambian law categorises sexual offences into rape, defilement, incest and others, with defilement constituting the majority of the reported cases (>89%). Between 2010 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Integration of Frontline Health Workforce Will Determine Success of SDGs, Universal Health Coverage in 2018 and Beyond
January 08, 2018What will it take to offer true  patient-centered care?As 2018 begins with the clock already ticking on the 2030 Sustainable Development Goal  (SDG) targets, the heroic, sometimes harrowing, and heartwarming stories of six frontline health workers from four continents delivered on a crisp November evening in Dublin reflect both the promise and the tangled reality of the policy planning and program implementation needed to fulfill the promise of unprecedented global consensus on health and development.What I hope stuck in the minds of thousands of the top global health experts that h...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Namibia:Health Ministry Prepared for Cholera Containment
[Namibian] THE Ministry of Health and Social Services is fully prepared for any possible spread of the cholera outbreak from neighbouring Zambia, acting health permanent secretary Dr David Uirab says. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Chingola Council Moves to Prevent Cholera Outbreak
[Zambia Reports] The Chingola Municipal Council has stepped up efforts to avoid the outbreak of cholera with measures put in place is to improve sanitation in markets and bus stations (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news